Orbost, VIC - St James Anglican (20867)

Year Built: 1927

Denomination: Anglican

Saint: James

Address: 34 Browning Street, Orbost, Victoria, 3888

Last Updated: 24/04/2022

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History and Architecture:

A Foundation stone reads, " St James Memorial church To the Glory of God - In Remembrance of of those who served and suffered during the Great War. 1914 - 1919 A.D. This stone was laid The Right Revd G.H. Cranswick D.D. Bishop of Gippsland 1st October 1927. Rector The Rev J.B. Montgomerie".

Clergy:

This list may not contain every serving cleric, past or present, for this church.
Further submissions welcomed.

Years Name Annotation D.o.B D.o.D
1884 - 1890 Rev Robert Martin 1924
1891 - 1893 Rev D Ross Hewton
1893 - Rev Alfred Brain 1862 1944
1893 - 1894 Rev L Abramovitch
1895 - 1898 Rev J. T Beglin
1898 - 1900 Rev T D Reynolds
1900 - 1901 Rev W. D kennedy
1901 - Rev E. E Tanner
1902 - 1905 Rev A. L Kent
1905 - 1911 Rev P J. Bazeley
1911 - 1913 Rev Leonard Maitland Nancarrow 1881 1949
1914 - 1918 Rev Melchior George Opper 1884 1959
1918 - 1922 Rev Arthur Rufus Raymond 1857 1932
1922 - 1926 Rev Walter Gilbert Backhouse 1890 1975
1926 - 1932 Rev John Bruce Montgomerie 1893 1961
1932 - 1935 Rev Karl Egbert Hamilton 1883 1958
1935 - 1941 Rev J. D Sansom
1941 - 1947 Rev Frederick William Hipkin 1901 1987
1947 - 1951 Rev M F Green
1951 - 1955 Rev Charles Dewar Haughton Pilkington 1908 1978
1956 - 1962 Rev Thomas William Hewlett 1900 1979
1962 - 1971 Rev William Leathbridge 1985
1972 - 1974 Rev A. T Huggins
1974 - 1975 Rev J. J. St Clair
1975 - Rev Joseph Maria Verspaandonk
2022 ? - Rev Bevil Lunson

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Source:

1. Cable Clerical Index with permission.